Originally Posted by Tim4
Pay him what he wants ($16).
Tell him that just as soon as you find someone that will do the job for your price ($14), he is gone.
If you can't replace him for your price, maybe you are underpaying him. . .
The mouth in front of crew? Gone, as in instantly.
Nice approach. I think this guy needs to go. Get someone that speaks English better.
For reference, I pay my right hand guy $11.50 this season and that is with a raise.
7x14 Stealth SE Enclosed with 48" side ramp
08 Toro Z400 48" deck, 21HP Kaw with EZ Vac twin bag
09 Exmark Turf Tracer HP 36"
21" Toro SR4 Super Recycler
Stihl KM90 Kombi w/ straight shaft trimmer & tiller heads
Husqvarna 125B Blower
Turfco XT5 Aerator
Turfco LS-22 Overseeder
EcoLawn 200 Applicator
I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.